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                                   A Signature Event of the City of Thornton

                          Saturday, October 7 • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

           Community Park  •  York Street and Thornton Parkway


      Harvest Fest Fishing Derby           Low-Cost Produce Fair                First Responder Row
      8-11 a.m. • Grandview Ponds          Seasonal produce will be priced at a lower   Stop by and visit with representatives
      4401 E. 104th Ave.                   cost for all to enjoy. This event will be   from the Thornton Fire Department,
      This event is open to children 4-12 years of   weather permitting.        Thornton Police Department and North
      age when accompanied by an adult.    Payment methods accepted: Cash, VISA,   Suburban Medical Center. Here you can
      In addition to the natural lake inhabitants,   MasterCard and Discover.   explore Thornton's antique fire truck, police
      the lake will be stocked with fish for this   Skate Park Competition      e-motorcycles, a police cruiser as well as
      event. Prizes will be awarded for the longest   8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.          enjoy Operation Copsicle.
      fish caught in the following age categories:                              Autumn Tree Sale
      4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 year olds. A prize will   The Thomas J. Slocum Memorial Skate Park   Thornton Forestry will be selling one inch
      also be awarded to the Most Authentic   comes alive with the thrill of competition   caliper size trees that weigh approximately
      Fisherman. Participants must bring their own   for scooters, bike riders and skateboarders!   20 pounds, making them easily transported.
      fishing pole, bait and supplies. All types of   There are three skill levels for scooter, bike   Cost is $75 per tree payable by check or credit
      bait and lures are permitted. Cost is $1 per   and skateboard divisions. Registration fee   card only.
      child.                               is $5 and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.   Hugo's Lucha Libre
      Pancake Breakfast                    A waiver must be signed by a parent or   Join us for live action Mexican wrestling
                                           guardian. We will announce the 2023 Skate
      7:30-9:30 a.m.• Thornton Active Adult Center   Park Competition Series winners following   provided by Hugo's Wrestling Promotions.
      11181 Colorado Blvd.                 the event!                           Be amazed by the luchadores' spectacular
      The Active Adult Center will be hosting an   HELMETS ARE REQUIRED.        costumes and movements.
      all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast for the   For more information, please visit goCOT.net/  10:15-10:45 a.m.   I   11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
      community. The menu will include pancakes,   harvestfest or call 303-255-7800.  1-1:30 p.m.   I   3:30-4 p.m.
      bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and   Food Court                    Kidz Zone
      coffee. Fees: $4 Seniors 62+/Children 12 &
      under and $6 Individuals Ages 13-61.  Enjoy the full festival experience by partaking   Enjoy inflatables, a bungee trampoline,
                                           in the assortment of  menu items provided by   face painting and a mini train. Many of the
      A cash only Low-Cost Produce Fair will be   our food vendors. From hotdogs and burritos to   activities are FREE, some require a small fee.
      available during the Pancake Breakfast from   funnel cakes and ice cream, there is something   Retro Games
      7:30-9:30 a.m. or until sold out. Stop by and   for every palate. Sit, relax and enjoy your meal
      pick-up some healthy produce to take home.  in the picnic area located just outside the   Participate in fair games such as Pumpkin
                                                                                Bowling, Autumn Bingo, Hula Scarecrow Toss,
      Harvest Fest Marketplace             food court.                          Potato Sack Races, Cornhole and more. Try
      Experience great shopping provided   Beer Garden                          your hand at these various activities for the
      by participating craft exhibitors, home   Adults age 21 and over are invited to stop by   chance to win fun prizes.
      businesses and other various vendors as well   the festival beer garden located next to the   Pumpkin Decorating
      as discover an array of exhibits from local   Larkridge Stage to socialize with other adults,   Come claim your free pumpkin and decorate
      businesses and nonprofit organizations.  while enjoying an ice-cold beverage. A photo   your gorgeous gourd with our various array
                                           ID will be required to enter.        of stickers! While supplies last.


      For more information on parking and other festival happenings, please visit goCOT.net/harvestfest.
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